Tate   Shop Books Exhibition books Agnes Martin (paperback)

Skip to content

Agnes Martin (paperback)

by Agnes Martin

by Frances Morris and Tiffany Bell

Agnes Martin (paperback)
Rollover image above to zoom |

Sorry, this item is currently out of stock.
item code: 16524

Canadian-born Agnes Martin was one of the pre-eminent painters of the second half of the twentieth century, whose work has had a significant influence both on artists of her own time and for subsequent generations. A contemporary of the abstract expressionists though often identified with minimalism, Martin was of the few woman artists who came to prominence in the predominately masculine art world of the late 1950s and 1960s, and became a particularly important role model for younger women artists.

This groundbreaking survey provides an overview of Martin’s career, from lesser-known early experimental works through her striped and grided grey paintings and use of colour in various formats, to a group of her final works that reintroduce bold forms. A selection of drawings and watercolours is also included.

With essays by leading scholars that give a context for Martin’s work – her life, relationship with other artists, the influence of South Asian philosophy – alongside focused shorter pieces on particular paintings, the book will appeal to art students, academics and all those interested in abstract art. Presenting new research, and beautifully designed, the book is also an opportunity to introduce the life and work of Agnes Martin to those unfamiliar with her oeuvre.

Frances Morris is Head of Collections, International Art, Tate Modern. Tiffany Bell is an independent art historian.

Available at the special exhibition price of £24.99 for the duration of the exhibition.

Please note that we cannot ship to the following countries due to lincensing restrictions: United States and Canada

  • Author Frances Morris and Tiffany Bell
  • Artist Agnes Martin
  • Pages 256
  • Dimensions 270 x 210 mm
  • Paperback yes
  • Exhibition agnesmartin
  • Publisher Tate Publisher
  • ISBN No. 9781849762687
Show moreless

Standard courier delivery

You should receive your order within:

3-5 working days for UK
5-7 working days for Europe, USA, Canada, Fast East and Australasia
7-10 working days for the rest of the world

Custom prints

We aim to deliver custom prints within 14 days. As each print is individually made they take a little longer to prepare. Orders will be dispatched separately from any other item you might order from Tate Online Shop.

Delivery prices

Free standard delivery for orders over £50 (excluding certain limited editions).
For orders under £50
Standard UK delivery £3.60.
Custom prints UK £7.50
Insured UK courier £25
Certain limited editions may have higher delivery charges due to their size and value.
For delivery costs for other countries and more information on delivery click here.

Refunds & returns

Tate Online Shop want you to be totally satisfied with your purchase. If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order – whether you have changed your mind or we have made a mistake – then please contact our Customer Service team by email at shop.online@tate.org.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8869 (Monday – Friday, 9.00–17.30).

For more information on refunds & returns click here.

Customer Service: +44 (0)20 7887 8869
We accept Maestro, Visa, Mastercard, Delta and Solo
Every purchase supports Tate